Origin of depend
OTHER WORDS FROM dependin·ter·de·pend, verb (used without object)re·de·pend, verb (used without object)self-de·pend·ing, adjective
How to use depend in a sentence
The company also acknowledged that its success depends on its ability to “provide a safe online environment” for children.
There could be a fair amount of money on the line, depending on your situation.Saturday is the final deadline to get your CARES Act $1,200 stimulus check|Lance Lambert|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Players become eligible for the Rule 5 draft after four or five professional seasons, depending on the age they were when signed.Nationals protect Steven Fuentes, Yasel Antuna and Joan Adon from Rule 5 draft|Jesse Dougherty|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
They can roughly measure distance, but we know your actual exposure risk changes a lot depending on whether you are indoors or outdoors, and whether you and the person you’re exposed to are wearing masks.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The cook time will depend on the heat of your fire — I got the best results putting the pot on once the biggest flames had started to die down a bit.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Prevalence depends on context, and sometimes unique advantages outweigh the genetic costs.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Russia depends on oil exports for almost 70 percent of its foreign-currency earnings and almost 50 percent of its annual budget.
These are important years for us both, years on which much already depends.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So it depends on what side of the track you want to come from.
But look, it depends on how old I am [laughs], and whether I have the energy anymore.
Woman is mistress of the art of completely embittering the life of the person on whom she depends.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
It will be remembered that pitch depends upon the rapidity of the sound waves or vibrations.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Recognition of the pneumococcus depends upon its morphology, the fact that it is Gram-staining, and the presence of a capsule.
In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.
It depends upon the fact that bile acids lower surface tension.